Hatfield Forest

Important notice -

Entry to the car parks at Hatfield Forest is between 9am and 2.30pm, Wednesday to Sunday. You will need to book your parking in advance. Check What’s On for the latest information and to book. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking.

Ancient royal hunting forest

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Hatfield Forest

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting 

You will need to book your car parking space in advance of your arrival to Hatfield Forest National Nature Reserve. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday from 12 June and you will need to book your car parking space by 3pm the day before your visit. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed car parking at Hatfield Forest (2 Dec - 6 Dec)

Thu 03 Dec 2020
Book your timed car parking at Hatfield Forest.
Hatfield Forest

Things to see and do

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Eating and shopping

Bring some character to your garden with our range of garden decor, available on the online shop

Treat yourself 

Looking for the perfect gift or perhaps you're in need of some retail therapy? You can browse our full range via our online shop. Your purchases and support enable us to continue to care for the nature, beauty and history we all miss.

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Our work

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Girl in field looking through binoculars

No. 44 watch a bird

Head over to the bird hide (by the side of the lake opposite the cafe) and see if you can spot some of our feathered residents.

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